The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 29 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 31 18 28
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +10
Permanent jobs citing Linux 81 119 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 6.39% 8.82% 6.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.93% 27.93% 19.02%
Number of salaries quoted 39 104 52
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +16.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,700 £35,000 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
Linux
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Operating Systems Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
246 426 368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 19.40% 31.58% 36.04%
Number of salaries quoted 137 354 305
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Linux
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Essex region.

Linux Salary Trend in Essex

Linux
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Essex region over the 3 months to 29 June 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Essex

Linux
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Essex region over the 3 months to 29 June 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brentwood -4 26 £55,000 +4.76%
Colchester -1 11 £40,000 - 1
Southend-on-Sea - 8 - - 8
Chelmsford -9 6 £43,750 +9.37% 2
Loughton - 4 £34,000 -
Chigwell - 3 £22,500 -
Saffron Walden +6 2 £37,500 -16.66%
Harlow -2 1 £20,000 -57.89% 1
Linux
East of England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, IT jobs across the Essex region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Linux.

1 149 (71.29%) Windows
2 89 (42.58%) SQL
3 84 (40.19%) Oracle
4 68 (32.54%) Microsoft
5 63 (30.14%) SQL Server
6 61 (29.19%) VMware
7 59 (28.23%) UNIX
8 57 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
9 54 (25.84%) IBM
10 50 (23.92%) Finance
11 45 (21.53%) Citrix
12 44 (21.05%) ITIL
13 37 (17.70%) SAN
14 36 (17.22%) NetApp
14 36 (17.22%) Amazon AWS
15 35 (16.75%) IIS
16 34 (16.27%) Perl
16 34 (16.27%) MS Excel
17 32 (15.31%) JBoss
18 30 (14.35%) Active Directory
19 29 (13.88%) C
20 28 (13.40%) BMC
20 28 (13.40%) Tivoli
20 28 (13.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
20 28 (13.40%) Subversion
20 28 (13.40%) Software Engineering
20 28 (13.40%) Data ONTAP
21 27 (12.92%) C++
22 26 (12.44%) .NET
22 26 (12.44%) DNS

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, IT jobs across the Essex region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 35 (16.75%) IIS
2 32 (15.31%) JBoss
3 24 (11.48%) MS Exchange
4 15 (7.18%) WebSphere
5 14 (6.70%) Tomcat
6 13 (6.22%) WebLogic
6 13 (6.22%) GlassFish
6 13 (6.22%) OpenStack
7 12 (5.74%) Exchange Server 2010
8 11 (5.26%) Apache
9 7 (3.35%) Exchange Server 2013
10 5 (2.39%) Lync
10 5 (2.39%) SharePoint
11 4 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (0.96%) WordPress
13 1 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (0.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 34 (16.27%) MS Excel
2 22 (10.53%) MS Office
3 16 (7.66%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (2.39%) Final Cut Pro
5 4 (1.91%) Mingle
6 2 (0.96%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 15 (7.18%) AWD
2 1 (0.48%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 36 (17.22%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (6.22%) IBM SmartCloud
2 13 (6.22%) AWS CloudFormation
3 12 (5.74%) Office 365
4 8 (3.83%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (2.39%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (2.39%) GitHub
5 5 (2.39%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 5 (2.39%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 37 (17.70%) SAN
2 26 (12.44%) DNS
3 18 (8.61%) Firewall
4 14 (6.70%) VoIP
5 13 (6.22%) BIG-IP
6 10 (4.78%) TCP/IP
7 7 (3.35%) SNMP
7 7 (3.35%) LAN
8 6 (2.87%) WAN
8 6 (2.87%) DHCP
9 5 (2.39%) HTTP
9 5 (2.39%) NAS
9 5 (2.39%) Internet
10 4 (1.91%) Wireless
10 4 (1.91%) VPN
11 3 (1.44%) SSL
11 3 (1.44%) Intranet
11 3 (1.44%) Ethernet
12 2 (0.96%) SMTP
12 2 (0.96%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (30.14%) SQL Server
2 24 (11.48%) MySQL
3 16 (7.66%) Relational Database
3 16 (7.66%) MS Access
4 9 (4.31%) Firebird
5 8 (3.83%) Big Data
6 7 (3.35%) Oracle Database
7 5 (2.39%) Amazon RDS
7 5 (2.39%) Oracle OWB
8 4 (1.91%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (1.91%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (1.91%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (1.91%) RavenDB
8 4 (1.91%) Neo4j
8 4 (1.91%) Oracle ODI
8 4 (1.91%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (0.96%) SQLite
9 2 (0.96%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.48%) DB2
Development Applications
1 28 (13.40%) Subversion
2 20 (9.57%) Git (software)
3 15 (7.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 10 (4.78%) Visual Studio
5 8 (3.83%) MSTest
6 4 (1.91%) Mockito
6 4 (1.91%) Octopus Deploy
6 4 (1.91%) NUnit
6 4 (1.91%) JUnit
6 4 (1.91%) jMock
6 4 (1.91%) TeamCity
7 3 (1.44%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.96%) PROIV
9 1 (0.48%) JIRA
9 1 (0.48%) PowerBuilder
General
1 50 (23.92%) Finance
2 17 (8.13%) Automotive
3 16 (7.66%) Legal
4 13 (6.22%) Law
5 10 (4.78%) Games
6 6 (2.87%) French Language
6 6 (2.87%) German Language
7 5 (2.39%) Italian Language
7 5 (2.39%) Spanish Language
7 5 (2.39%) Marketing
8 4 (1.91%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.44%) Banking
9 3 (1.44%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.96%) Publishing
11 1 (0.48%) Retail
11 1 (0.48%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.48%) Military
11 1 (0.48%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 30 (14.35%) Developer
2 22 (10.53%) Analyst
3 21 (10.05%) Software Engineer
4 14 (6.70%) Infrastructure Manager
5 13 (6.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 13 (6.22%) Automation Engineer
6 12 (5.74%) Capacity Analyst
7 11 (5.26%) Operations Manager
8 10 (4.78%) Project Manager
8 10 (4.78%) Storage Specialist
9 9 (4.31%) Capacity Management Analyst
10 8 (3.83%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 8 (3.83%) Support Engineer
11 7 (3.35%) Systems Engineer
11 7 (3.35%) 2nd Line Support
11 7 (3.35%) Web Developer
12 6 (2.87%) Senior Developer
12 6 (2.87%) Embedded Software Engineer
12 6 (2.87%) Storage Engineer
13 5 (2.39%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (12.44%) .NET
2 23 (11.00%) Flash
3 21 (10.05%) Middleware
3 21 (10.05%) XML
4 20 (9.57%) Web Services
5 16 (7.66%) HTML
6 13 (6.22%) SOAP
7 9 (4.31%) ASP.NET
7 9 (4.31%) jQuery
7 9 (4.31%) Ext JS
8 8 (3.83%) LAMP
9 7 (3.35%) Sass
10 6 (2.87%) CSS
11 5 (2.39%) Hibernate
11 5 (2.39%) Spring
11 5 (2.39%) RabbitMQ
11 5 (2.39%) JPA
12 4 (1.91%) RESTful
12 4 (1.91%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (1.91%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.09%) AS400
1 19 (9.09%) iSeries
2 10 (4.78%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.78%) Data Centre
3 9 (4.31%) Computer Science
3 9 (4.31%) Management Information System
4 7 (3.35%) IVR
5 6 (2.87%) Clustering
6 5 (2.39%) Cybercrime
6 5 (2.39%) Digital Media
6 5 (2.39%) User Experience
7 4 (1.91%) Data Integration
7 4 (1.91%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.91%) Device Driver
8 2 (0.96%) Replication
8 2 (0.96%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.96%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 2 (0.96%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.48%) Life Science
9 1 (0.48%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 149 (71.29%) Windows
2 59 (28.23%) UNIX
3 28 (13.40%) Data ONTAP
4 22 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 21 (10.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 19 (9.09%) AIX
7 16 (7.66%) Solaris
8 13 (6.22%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (4.78%) Windows 8
11 9 (4.31%) Android
11 9 (4.31%) Apple iOS
12 7 (3.35%) Windows 7
13 6 (2.87%) CentOS
14 5 (2.39%) Ubuntu
14 5 (2.39%) SUSE
14 5 (2.39%) Mac OS X
15 4 (1.91%) Debian
15 4 (1.91%) Windows XP
15 4 (1.91%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (21.05%) ITIL
2 28 (13.40%) Software Engineering
3 24 (11.48%) Disaster Recovery
4 22 (10.53%) Project Management
5 20 (9.57%) Service Delivery
6 17 (8.13%) Logistics
7 16 (7.66%) DevOps
7 16 (7.66%) Software Delivery
8 15 (7.18%) User Acceptance Testing
8 15 (7.18%) System Testing
8 15 (7.18%) Capacity Management
9 14 (6.70%) Network Management
10 13 (6.22%) Load Balancing
10 13 (6.22%) Asset Management
10 13 (6.22%) Change Management
10 13 (6.22%) Continuous Delivery
11 12 (5.74%) Mentoring
11 12 (5.74%) PRINCE2
11 12 (5.74%) Problem Management
12 9 (4.31%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 89 (42.58%) SQL
2 34 (16.27%) Perl
3 29 (13.88%) C
4 27 (12.92%) C++
5 22 (10.53%) Java
5 22 (10.53%) JavaScript
6 19 (9.09%) PowerShell
7 18 (8.61%) PHP
7 18 (8.61%) Shell Script
8 17 (8.13%) Python
9 16 (7.66%) C#
10 15 (7.18%) Bash Shell
11 13 (6.22%) Korn
12 10 (4.78%) PL/SQL
13 5 (2.39%) Embedded C
13 5 (2.39%) MATLAB
13 5 (2.39%) PHP5
14 4 (1.91%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.96%) Embedded C++
15 2 (0.96%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 26 (12.44%) Degree
2 16 (7.66%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (6.70%) MCSE
4 10 (4.78%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (3.83%) Security Cleared
6 7 (3.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 7 (3.35%) MCSA
7 6 (2.87%) SC Cleared
8 4 (1.91%) MCSD
8 4 (1.91%) ISEB
8 4 (1.91%) MCTS
9 3 (1.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.48%) MCP
10 1 (0.48%) MOS
10 1 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.48%) HNC
10 1 (0.48%) HND
10 1 (0.48%) CCNP
10 1 (0.48%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.22%) SLA
System Software
1 57 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (14.35%) Active Directory
3 23 (11.00%) VMware ESX
4 18 (8.61%) Hyper-V
4 18 (8.61%) vSphere
5 13 (6.22%) vCloud
6 9 (4.31%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (4.31%) XenApp
7 5 (2.39%) XenDesktop
8 4 (1.91%) Terminal Services
9 3 (1.44%) Firmware
10 2 (0.96%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 28 (13.40%) Tivoli
1 28 (13.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 18 (8.61%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (6.70%) Puppet
4 13 (6.22%) Ansible
5 9 (4.31%) Nagios
5 9 (4.31%) Backup Exec
6 8 (3.83%) SCOM
7 4 (1.91%) Vagrant
7 4 (1.91%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 4 (1.91%) SCCM
8 2 (0.96%) OpenView
8 2 (0.96%) MIMEsweeper
8 2 (0.96%) MAILsweeper
9 1 (0.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.48%) WSUS
Vendors
1 84 (40.19%) Oracle
2 68 (32.54%) Microsoft
3 61 (29.19%) VMware
4 54 (25.84%) IBM
5 45 (21.53%) Citrix
6 36 (17.22%) NetApp
7 28 (13.40%) BMC
8 22 (10.53%) Cisco
9 17 (8.13%) Red Hat
10 15 (7.18%) MKS
11 13 (6.22%) F5
11 13 (6.22%) SaltStack
12 9 (4.31%) HP
13 7 (3.35%) Brocade
14 6 (2.87%) Apple
14 6 (2.87%) Sage
15 5 (2.39%) Sophos
15 5 (2.39%) WatchGuard
15 5 (2.39%) 3PAR
15 5 (2.39%) Symbian
Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Package + Pension
Posted: 13 hours ago
Chelmsford, Essex
BAE Systems
Posted: 13 hours ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Essex
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, pension etc.
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25-35k
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Ampersand Consulting
Posted: 10 days ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
HMRC
Salary: From £28,780 to £32,622 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
HMRC
Salary: From £28,780 to £32,622 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
HMRC
Salary: From £35,232 to £39,643 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
HMRC
Salary: From £35,232 to £39,643 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Southend-on-sea, Essex
HMRC
Posted: 12 days ago
Southend-on-sea, Essex
HMRC
Posted: 12 days ago
Southend-on-sea, Essex
HMRC
Posted: 12 days ago
Southend-on-sea, Essex
HMRC
Posted: 12 days ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago